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Stephen Takacsy
President & Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer and Lead Portfolio Manager, Canadian Equity


Stephen Takacsy

Stephen joined the firm in 2006 as Chief Investment Officer to help establish new investment strategies, and manage equity and fixed income portfolios. He became Chief Executive Officer in 2017. Stephen's diverse career in finance spans over 30 years, including Corporate Banking at Royal Bank of Canada, Investment Banking at Richardson Greenshields, and managing the proceeds resulting from the growth and sale of the control block of one of Canada’s leading entertainment companies where he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. His extensive experience at analyzing and assessing the value of companies in many different industries, and sizing up management and their business plans, has added significant value to our clients' portfolio returns. Stephen was Chairman of the Finance Committee of Loyola High School and a long-time member of the school’s Board of Governors. He is currently a member of the Board of Governors of The Marianopolis Millennium Foundation and Chairman of its Investment Committee, Co-Founder and Chair of Conservation Manitou, a registered charity focused on the preservation of natural areas in the Laurentians, as well as a director of quick service restaurant franchisor BeaverTails Canada Inc. Stephen holds an MBA in International Finance, a B. Eng from McGill University, and the Partners, Directors and Officers certification.